Development

Affordable Housing Breaks Ground in Lloyd District

Affordable Housing Breaks Ground in Lloyd District

The City of Portland's largest affordable housing project in 50 years broke ground in the Lloyd District last month. The 12-story building is going up along NE Grand Avenue between NE Hassalo and NE Holladay streets and will have 240 apartment units (a mix of studios, 1-bedrooms and 2-bedrooms) with ground-floor commercial space and retail. Read More

ADU Summit Coming to Portland

ADU Summit Coming to Portland

The 2017 Build Small Live Large ADU Summit is coming to Portland this weekend! The Build Small Live Large Summit is a three day event that includes tiny house and ADU tours, workshops on building your own ADU, and speakers on everything from financing to design, to helping the homeless. Sign up today an learn about what's working in Portland and other cities as well has best practices to regulate, design, build, & finance ADUs and other small homes. Read More

Retired Ferry To Become Floating Hotel in NW Portland

Retired Ferry To Become Floating Hotel in NW Portland

Owners of The Society Hotel in Old Town have applied for permits to begin development on a floating hotel in NW Portland. The ambitious plan includes converting a retired 1960s ferry into a hotel, spa, restaurant, and farmers' market. Jonathan Cohen from The Society Hotel purchased the ferry at auction for $300,000 earlier this year. The 352-foot long Alaskan Ferry, MV Taku, was completed in 1963 and retired in 2015. Read More

Plans Unveiled For "Missing Middle" Housing Project in Cully Neighborhood

Plans Unveiled For "Missing Middle" Housing Project in Cully Neighborhood

The Hollywood Star News is reporting on a new development project slated for the Northeast Portland neighborhood of Cully. Located on a vacant site on NE 42nd and NE Portland Highway, the privately-funded 19-unit project will include 1 existing home, 8 two-bedroom apartments, and 10 lofted two-bedroom townhomes. The units will be priced for the "missing middle" renter - families that earn too much to qualify for traditionally affordable housing, but too little to afford the current market rate. Read More